Board of Trustees


Executive Committee

President Marit Halper - Marit was a trust and estate lawyer before starting her family. She was GRTWA's Parent Association President for three years.
Vice President Joy Sussman - Joy is a photographer and writer of the blog, JoyfullyGreen. She was previously an advertising creative director, marketing director, and public relations executive. She recently chaired GRTWA 's Shomrei Torah annual fundraising campaign and founded the GRTWA Green Team and continues to offer environmental guidance to the school.
Treasurer Steven Levy* - Steve retired from Wall Street after being one of the top ranked analysts of technology stocks and has begun his second career as a professional independent director for publicly traded companies. He is an officer of both the Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest and of the Jewish Community Fund Board and acts as the Vice Chair of the MetroWest Day School Council. Steve currently co-chairs GRTWA's Our Future Together campaign.

Jason Bacharach* - Jason is an advertising executive, currently Vice President Account Director at Source Communications. He is a past president of GRTWA's Board of Trustees.


Ira Hammer* - Ira practices intellectual property and corporate law. He is a past president of the GRTWA Board of Trustees and is chair of the Tuition Assistance Committee. He is a past president of Morristown Jewish Center and Lake Hiawatha Jewish Center.

Legal Counsel   Ira Hammer*
Immediate Past President Gregg Russo* - Gregg is a human resource manager and consultant. He has served on the UJC MetroWest's Young Leadership Division and on UJC's Board and Executive Committee. He was awarded the Cohn Young Leadership Award and completed the Wexner Heritage Program.  He is also active in AIPAC and serves on the board of his synagogue, Mount Freedom Jewish Center.



(no photo available) Joshua Barer
Jarrett Bluth - Jarrett is the CEO of Cheytec Telecommunications and enjoys coaching his children's sports teams. Jarrett is a CPA and was previously a partner at CohnReznick before leaving to start an entrepreneurial business with a long-time client and friend.
(no photo available) Anita Dickman
(no photo available) Joshua Frankl - Joshua is a financial planner and consultant to the legal field. He is the proud father of three students of Gottesman RTW Academy.
Dr Shimon Korish - Shimon is a physician working in the bio/pharma industry. He loves sports and coaches kids' recreational activities in his spare time.
Amichai Lichtenstein - Amichai is a director of product at AppNexus and a Non Executive Director at Apply Financials. His volunteering interest lies in making Jewish education affordable and strengthening our links with Israel.
(no photo available) Victoria Morrison
(no photo available) Rabbi Charles Popky
Jonathan Posner
(no photo avialable) Dr. Debbie Protter-Sheehan
(no photo available) Abby Rafkin
Jonathan Ramsfelder* - Jonathan is Chief Labor & Employment Counsel at Verizon Wireless and a past President of the GRTWA Board of Trustees. He has served as chair of the Young Leadership of the Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest, Vice President of the Mount Freedom Jewish Center Board of Trustees, chair of the Federation's Epstein Leadership Development Mission to Israel and is a past recipient of the Federation's Cohn Young Leadership Award.
Lavette Shrem- Lavette is a mom to three kids at GRTWA. She is also an interior designer, working with her company, Lavette's Home Style.
Yonatan Tammam
(no photo available) Gal Wertman

*Past President